The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 52 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 24 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.26% 7.48% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 10.02% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 34
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Unit Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 459 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 78.83% 74.63% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 505 380 479
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region.

Unit Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Unit Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Unit Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Unit Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 20 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Northumberland - 3 £30,000 -
Durham 0 1 - -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 23 (57.50%) C#
2 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 23 (57.50%) OO
3 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.00%) Java
4 14 (35.00%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) WPF
5 13 (32.50%) Windows
5 13 (32.50%) Web Services
5 13 (32.50%) OOD
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.00%) PhD
7 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
7 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.00%) OOP
8 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (20.00%) CSS
10 8 (20.00%) TDD
10 8 (20.00%) NUnit
11 7 (17.50%) JavaScript

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) IIS
1 5 (12.50%) CMS
1 5 (12.50%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.50%) Modbus
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.00%) NUnit
3 5 (12.50%) Moq
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Software Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
4 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) Web Services
2 13 (32.50%) WPF
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (17.50%) WinForms
7 6 (15.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (7.50%) XML
10 2 (5.00%) XHTML
10 2 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 2 (5.00%) HTML5
10 2 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
5 2 (5.00%) Physics
5 2 (5.00%) CUDA
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 23 (57.50%) OO
3 13 (32.50%) OOD
4 11 (27.50%) Multithreading
5 10 (25.00%) OOP
6 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) TDD
8 7 (17.50%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) CRM
9 6 (15.00%) Game Development
10 5 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
11 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.00%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
12 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PHP5
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) Delphi
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 12 (30.00%) PhD
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Zend
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: Pension, flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago